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Research of Secondary data analysis concerning humanitarian and COVID-19 impacts on countries

UN OCHA Geneva

03 Aug 2020 Apply now Share
03 Aug 2020 Apply now Share
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Online Volunteers will remotely search, collect and collate country-specific humanitarian and COVID-19 secondary data. Online Volunteers will search data sources such as articles, reports, survey findings, baseline information and extract excerpts that contain specific information or summary of data. These information sources will include publically available data and information on the internet and; country operations will identify other data sources. Online Volunteers will enter and structure secondary data against agreed analytical framework categories/domains. The information will also be tagged against different geographical administrative levels; affected population groups; sectors, and other required categories using the Data Entry and Exploration Platform (DEEP - http://thedeep.io/). Each Volunteers will be provided remote training and will be responsible for 4-6 countries. Online Volunteers will also be requested to attend meetings in Central European Summer Time (CEST) zone.
COVID-19 Response
Other development programme/project experience
The Global Information Management, Assessment and Analysis Cell (GIMAC - www.gimac.info) is a humanitarian multi-stakeholder initiative, proposed jointly by several United Nations and international NGO partners. GIMAC is co-lead by UNOCHA, UNHCR, IOM, WHO and the Global Health Cluster. The Cell is supported by 23 partners. GIMAC aims to achieve the following objectives: 1. Provide technical support to prioritised countries on needs assessment, analysis and response planning decisions related to the humanitarian impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. Support secondary data analysis and an accessible repository for COVID-19 secondary data, assessments, reports and analysis from trusted sources. 3. Link with other global COVID-19 coordination structures and provide decision-makers. In the initial phase, GIMAC is providing targeted technical support and services to 25 countries which are implementing Humanitarian Response Plans *HRPs. Volunteers will work as part of the GIMAC and will contribute to objective no.2. At the end of the assignment, each Online Volunteers will receive a certificate from UNOCHA as an appreciation of their service.
Volunteers: 5 needed
20+ hours per week / 20 weeks
Expertise in qualitative research methods and analysis is desirable. Bachelor's degree holders in International Relations, Political Science, Social Science, or related disciplines are desirable. Qualitative researchers are encouraged to apply. Persistence, self-motivation, critical thinking, problem-solving, communication skills and ability to work under pressure are assets for this assignment. Humanitarian and research experience is preferable. Languages: English + 1 prefered.
Global
English, French, Spanish

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